defibrillator event to be held in Burnham-On-Sea tomorrow
(South West Ambulance Foundation Trust) and BARB Search & Rescue
are teaming up to hold a Community Public Access Defibrillator Event
this Saturday (February 17th).
event, running from 10am-1pm, is designed to give members of the
public an insight into how and when to use an AED (Automated External
Defibrillator) in the event of sudden cardiac arrest. This will
include learning aides and demonstrations.
free event will be held at BARB's Marine Rescue Centre on The Esplanade,
and is open to everyone. No previous knowledge is required, just
an interest and willingness to learn," says a spokesman.
more people that know how to use a Community Public Access Defibrillator
in our community, the more of a chance of saving the life of a victim
of sudden cardiac arrest."
Smith, SWASFT Assistant Community Responder Officer, will be delivering
the session and offering information, handouts and a presentation
and answering questions alongside the BARB Team.